Improv Corner – Keep Connected

Last Monday we released a list of all the improv acts, musicians and other communities that are hosting lessons, courses, shows and other things online whilst the United Kingdom is on lockdown. So I thought I would re-publish the list again so if you missed it you have a way to access it again.


The Nursery, London

The Nursery and The Maydays have just announced online drop ins every day of the week! https://thenurserytheatre.com/improv…/online-drop-ins/


Sprout Improv, London 

Dave Bourn hosts an improv online hangout with some very simple games suitable for complete beginners – everyone welcome – no improv experience necessary, the first one happened last weekend and more to be announced. 

https://facebook.com/events/s/daves-virtual-impro-playtime/3112002458832127/


Notflix Film Club

 Notflix: The Improvised Musical are hosting our own FILM CLUB on Monday at 7:30pm.

All you have to do is watch a film along with us and we’ll be live-tweeting hot takes, setting tasks and games all about the movie! More info at the link.

www.facebook.com/groups/notflixfilmclub


Liverpool comedy Improv 

Liverpool comedy Improv are set to host a number of different online improv sessions, to find otu all about it head to the website via this link  http://www.liverpoolcomedyimprov.co.uk/improv-online/


Online Improv Class: Improvised Singing with Chris Read

On Wednesday 25th March, 19:30 – 21:30, Chris Read of Dogface Improv is teaching Improvised singing online via using the Zoom app. You can pay the full price now, or secure your place with a deposit – the balance needs to be paid before the class start date. Find out more by clicking here 


Family Lunch Time Shows from Manchester 

ComedySportz Manchester are hosting family friendly lunch time shows this week. Click the link to find out more about it  https://www.facebook.com/events/201742051117805/ 

Music Lessons Via Zoom 

Richard Burrell is a  guitar/ukulele/music theory teacher, who is currently running weekly 1-1 lessons via the ‘Zoom’ conferencing app. Now is a great time to start a new hobby and keep you occupied with something productive while quarantining!

Here is a link to Richard playing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7pGh7s0XnI

Get in touch at RichardBurrellMusic@gmail.com to find out more!


MissImp Virtual Workshops

Emily BRady did a digital drop-in / workshop on Laban Movement this week that’s available for free! There are plans to have another one with a different teacher this week too! https://youtu.be/DizmaFUH2bE


Free online Toddler Groups, Magic and More!

Captain Fantastic Kids party are doing free online toddlers groups, mindfulness and magic and have now launched our online parties (as well as many other things) https://www.facebook.com/CaptainFantasticKids/


British Short Film Club

Gem Ahmet is hosting a daily British Short Film Club via Short Sighted Cinema / vimeo and trialing an online pub quiz next week 😀


Bristol Improv Theatre 

The Bristol Improv Theatre are hosting a number of  online shows and classes this week, you can find out more information here:
https://www.facebook.com/…/a.19936…/1897136807089155/…


Avocado Improv 

Avocado will be using their time at home to blast improv straight into your ears. As always, the focus will be on curious characters and relationships…and we’ll try not to mention you know what.
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Duck Duck Goose Returns Via Online 

London’s premier weekly jam will be online! Send your email to ddgimprov@gmail.com Jam starts at 8pm GMT. We have just a few spots left – come and join in the fun. Keep an eye on their page for new ones to be announced.


Do Not Adjust Your Stage.

Do Not Adjust Your Stage has been hosting an online improv show on Saturday. It’s called The Improvised Chat Show. Head over to this link to watch it. 


Hoopla Impro Online Drop Ins

Hoopla now have online drop-ins running Monday to Thursday evenings 7pm – 9pm and Saturday afternoons 2pm – 4pm. They are starting this week and are going to be loads of fun with lots of games and scenes for maximum laughs.

All details and booking here 

 


Help Spread Inspiration and Hope 

Would you like to connect, share and inspire other people who are going through hardship right now? If yes, we would like you to contribute to Together we will rise Facebook page and message us short video up to 3 minutes long (or audio or text) of yourself telling us how you overcame fear, worries, uncertainty, anxiety or any challenge during a difficult time, so we can share it to our community for other people to get inspiration and hope.

Improv in The Netherlands! 

Holy Spot have decided to recreate the same sort of English improv entertainment online. They are publishing videos of their shows and brand new videos and inventing some storytelling game on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/holyspotimprov) and YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsV3oCLlrURVlm_nZQK2wIw/featured).


Extreme Improv Comedy Shows

The first ever fully live streamed Extreme Improv Comedy Shows are happening at 8pm on both Wednesday March 25th and Thursday March 26th! As society locks themselves away for the good of mankind, join Extreme Improv XStreamed live on Facebook, YouTube or Twitch for some fun improv games to crown the first ever Extreme Improv Internet Champion!

The links to be able to see the shows are:

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFYhqbpyN-YLUZaSikuDOFA

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/extremeimprov

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/extremeimprov

If you’re a performer and would be interested in joining next week’s show (or any there after) please get in touch by messaging the Extreme Improv Facebook page.


Online Improv Experiment: Project Soundscape

Russ and Marty have set up a community project to allow improvisers to connect and create beautiful things.  The music video will be made entirely from contributions… If you want to add to it and find out more headto the facebook group.They need various things  like a bassline, percussion, sound effects, perhaps short riffs made with musical instruments. Lyrics will start to be added line at a time once we have the musical intro in place. There maybe even be dance moves.


Let’s help the world Connect, Play and Smile!

Connect and balance with gentle games, play, fun and laughter.  Connect deeply with others, Laugh and let go Nourish wellbeing By donation drop ins, various days/times. Current ones are on Eventbrite but I’m adding more as we go.Best to join the list below so you get joining instructions and hear about new session by Andy.


Between Us Online Courses 

Workshops and shows might be cancelled but improv continues online! Between Us have put together an online course for improvisers stuck at home on building a narrative long-form improv show. For more details, watch the video and drop us a message. Find out more information here 


 

If you have any online lessons, shows, podcasts etc you want to promote then please drop us an email at phoenixremixcomedy@gmail.com

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